Music Transfer - How to Transfer Music from Android to Computer in 2019? [3 Easy Ways]

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Summary

You may have collected a ton of favorite songs on your Android phone. But you can't predict when the music will be lost due to the system crashed or phone broken. The best way to avoid that is to transfer music from Android to a computer for backup. In this guide, you will learn how to transfer music from Android to PC or Mac easily.

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Method 1. How to Transfer Music from Android to Computer with Android Assistant?

One of the easiest ways to transfer music from your Android device to your computer is by using the Android Assistant software - Samsung Messages Backup. It is a highly efficient tool to transfer all your important files including music between your Android phone and PC/Mac with just a single click.

Key Features of Samsung Messages Backup:

You can free download the software here:

Following are the steps to move music from Android to a computer.

Step 1: Launch the program and connect your Android device to the computer via a USB cable. You need to turn on USB debugging on your Android phone.

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Step 2: Follow the on-screen prompts to make the program detect your Android device. Once done, you can see the main interface as below.

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Step 3: Go to the 'Music' folder on the left panel. You will find all your collected songs from the interface. Checkmark the ones as you like and tap on 'Export' to transfer music from Android to your computer.

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Step 4: You can also go to the 'Super Toolkit' from the main interface, tap on 'Backup' and checkmark the 'Music' from the file list. Then click 'Back Up' to save the music on your computer.

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Method 2. How Can You Copy Music from Android to A Computer with A USB Cable?

If you don't like to download any third-party software, you can copy music from your Android device to PC/Mac using a USB cable only. However, it may take some time to transfer your files and if you are unable to locate the exact folder where these files are stored on your Android phone, then it may take even longer.

2.1 How to Save Music from Android to PC?

To transfer music from your Android phone to a PC, follow the steps mentioned below:

  1. Connect your Android device to your PC via a USB cable, your computer will recognize the phone as a removable USB drive.
  2. Drag your Android notification panel down and connect as Media Device (MTP).select the mtp option
  3. Enable USB debugging on your Android phone.
  4. Go to This PC/My Computer, tap on your device's name to open the internal storage or the SD card storage.
  5. Click the 'Music' folder and select your wanted items.
  6. Drag the music from your Android phone to the PC.copy music from android to pc with usb

2.2 How to Send Music from Android to Mac?

To transfer files from Android device to Mac, you need to download Android File Transfer on your Mac at first. Below are the steps to transfer music files from your Android phone to your Mac:

  1. Link your Android phone to your Mac via a USB cable and choose connected as Media Device (MTP).
  2. Launch Android File Transfer, you will get a file list of your whole Android phone.send music from android to mac with android file transfer
  3. Go to the 'Music' folder and select your wanted songs.
  4. Drag the selected songs from the Android File Transfer window to the Mac.sync music from android to mac

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Method 3. Sync Music from Android Phone to A Computer/Laptop without USB

To sync music from an Android phone to a computer/laptop wirelessly, you can use the Bluetooth File Transfer. However, it will last quite a long time if you have a ton of songs to move. Another shortage is that the Bluetooth feature is not available on all of computers and laptops.

To sync Android music to a laptop/computer wirelessly, you need to:

  1. Turn on the Bluetooth feature on both your Android phone and the computer/laptop.
  2. On your laptop, head to the 'Start' < 'Devices and Printers' < 'Add a device'.
  3. Select your device's name (Please make sure both your laptop and Android device are discoverable).
  4. Tap on 'Next'.how to transfer music from my phone to my laptop without usb
  5. Go on the pair your Android phone and the laptop with the given pairing code.
  6. If the paring code on your Android phone is the same as the one on your laptop, confirm the connection option on your phone and the laptop.pair your android phone and a laptop with bluetooth
  7. On your Android device, select the music files that you want to transfer, then share it via Bluetooth.
  8. Choose your laptop as the target receiver and send the music to the laptop.share music from an android phone to a computer via bluetooth

Note: The items of Bluetooth settings are different on Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10. We take Windows 7 as an example. If you want to know how to connect your Android phone to other Windows OS, you can read this page: How to Connect Samsung Phone to PC in 2019? - 5 Easy Ways

Write in the End:

Here are the 3 easy methods to upload music from your Android device to a computer/laptop. Which one would you prefer to? Please leave your comments below and share your experience with us.

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